[funsec] Who on funsec is in the "Main Core" database?
fergdawg at netzero.net
Thu May 22 00:20:29 CDT 2008
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- -- Gary Warner <gar at askgar.com> wrote:
>For the record, I'm not in the "Main Core" database. I'm in the Other
Database. I'd invite you, but you're probably not 733T enough.
[good points on the "war on foo" elided]
How do you know? There are 30+ "databases"... and while the rhetoric
machine says that "...information sharing is a priority..." and it
probably would be a great idea to get this whole "listing" thing
right, I wouldn't put a prayer into it actually becoming "useful".
I speak as someone who has also had a "security clearance" in the
past, but the times -- they are a changin'.
Chances are, we're all in someone's database somewhere. And the
likelihood of you finding out about apriori are probably nil.
As my friend & colleague Scott Bradner just recently reminded
me , Mr. Charrington never exposed himself as a member of the
There are lots of lists, unfortunately.
"Main Core" is the Crucible  of the modern times, yet a replay
of fear-mongering that has played itslef out many times over the
course of human history.
- - ferg
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